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this morning, emergency landing. >> pan nick the cockpit as a pilot passes out just after takeoff. losing consciousness, forcing the copilot to take decisive action. on the defense. a rocky road for confirmation for the president's pick to head the pentagon. also security. bomb sniffing dogs nay not be able to detect bombs afterall. does that mean millions of taxpayer dollars are going to waste? and two reasons to celebrate. it's super bowl weekend. and our dear friend robin is there. >> oh, where are my manners? good friday morning, everybody. i'm rob nelsen. >> and i'm sunny hostin.
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we start with several stories developing overnight. an emergency landing in portland, oregon. >> an alaska airlines flight was diverted after the pilot passed out in the cockpit. the plane was on its way to l.a. from seattle when the pilot lost consciousness. the plane landed safely. with 116 people on board. no word on what caused the pilot the pass out. and passengers on a jetblue flight had camera phones roling when a blonde-haired woman was removed from the plane. the new york to san diego flight was diverted to denver and the woman was removed. the plane continued to southern california. also overnight, the death toll is rising following an explosion in mexico city. at least 25 people killed and more than 100 hurt after a blast
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ripped through the head quarters of a state-run oil company. the blast occurred in the basement of the building. investigators are not sure what caused it. we're also tracking new developments in alabama, where the hostage standoff is entering its fourth day. the gunman and the 5-year-old boy he kidnapped remain in an underground bunker stocked with supplie supplies. they're talking to the 65-year-old through a ventilation pipe. they do not believe the boy, who is autistic, has been harmed. dykes allegedly groobed the boy after shooting his school bus driver on tuesday. now the shuffle going on in the president's cabinet. today, the focus is on the foreign policy team. tahman bradley is watching the ever-changing lineup and joins us from washington with more. hi, tahman. >> reporter: hey, rob and sunny. clinton is out, kerry is in.
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and chuck hagel, a republican, who you would think would be a bipartisan pick is under furnd. john kerry takes over today. will hillary clinton run for president. >> i don't know how else to say it but i'm going get back into my life again. this is going to be new for me. i don't know how i'm going to react to it, to be honest. >> reporter: senator kerry takes over. president obama's choice to run the pentagon is a different story. former senator chuck hagel, a vietnam veteran, took heavy fire from his own party. >> were you correct or incorrect when you said the surge would be the most dangerous foreign policy blunder in the country since vietnam? were you correct or incorrect? >> i'm not going to give you a yes or no answer on a lot of
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things. >> you refuse to answer that question. >> reporter: he was hammered by gop senators who said he was too tough on israel. he was talked to about referring to pro-israeli groups at the jewish lobby. >> i misstated. i've just been handed a note that i misspoke and said i supported the president's position on containment. >> reporter: despite the bruising hearing, he's shil likely to be confirmed. if so, he'll be the first defense secretary that saw combat as an enlisted soldier. instant fallout overnight after the los angeles arch die seize was ordered to release documents. retired card mall mahoney has
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been released from his duties. the papers show how cardinal mahoney shielded priests from the allegations when he ran the diocese. the file was called brutal and painful reading. a school shooting on a playground has a young student facing charges in atlanta. a 14-year-old was shot and wounded in the neck on thursday. the young gunman fired several rounds before an armed security guard was able to take away the weapon. the two teens reportedly did know each other. a blinding snow blamed for a deadly pileup on highway in michigan. a mile-long stretch of crashes involved 30 trucks and cars. three people were killed, including two children, believed to be siblings. a dozen others were hurt. they were driving along i-75 when conditions went from clear
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to total whiteout in matter of seconds. another chain reaction crash near indianapolis. about a dozen cars and trucks crashed into each other. one truck was carrying three elephants. they had to be offloaded from the trailer so the truck could get back on the road. that's not something we say a lot on the show. and severe storms left a trail of damage as they ripd through the south. winds in north carolina were so powerful that a backyard trampoline flew into the air and impealed a house. one pole went through a kitchen wall, another through the bedroom, just barely missing a woman's head. and blast of bitter cold air is moving across the country. >> for more, here's accuweather meteorologist jim dickey. >> good morning, rob and sunny. the cold has returned in the lower 48.
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early morning temperature, minus 14 in minneapolis. minus 22 greeting you as you step out the door in bismarck. 16 in burlington. 25 in portland. only 7 in indianapolis. the cold air pushes over the warmer lakes, we'll see big-time lake-effect snow. >> so nice just a few days ago. now back to the cold stuff. up next after the break, major medicine recall. we'll have the details. and a new warning about energy drinks as they gain if popularity among teens. and sunny's favorite story of the morning. beyonce explains what really happened at the inauguration.
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welcome back, everybody. we're getting more insight today into the unemployment situation before this morning's january jobs report, payroll company adp said private employers added 192,000 jobs this month. unemployment should be at 7.3% for the third straight month. older workers are not making way for younger once. almost two-thirds of americans between 45 and 60 plan to delay retirement. it's a steep increase from a few years ago. the reasons, financial losses, lay yaufr, and income stagnation. you may have a tough time finding cold and flu medicine at the floor. millions of bottles of theraflu
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and triaminic are being recalled because kids can open the bottles without taking off the child-resistant packaging. the nation's pediatricians say adolescents don't know enough about the energy drinks. too college students are mixing them with alcohol. the justice department is expressing fear about beer. it's filed suit to block anheuser-busch's pro posed acquisitia acquisition of a mexican brewer. bud is the best-selling beer in the u.s. and corona is the best-selling import. and speaking of booze, the u.s. is now the largest wine market on the planet. we consume 13% of what is produced worldwide.
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overseas wines now account for more than one-third of the sales. the gallo winery is one of the hottest, increasing shipments faster than the rest of the industry. >> who new? >> i hope, since this is your last day on the early morning news, you'll have glass of wine or two with breakfast when you get home this morning. >> yes this is our happy hour. >> it's been a pleasure. >> like wise, like wise. well, next on this friday, bomb-detecting dogs are a key part of airport security. a new study says, they don't work. and a tv veteran eyes another high-profile career. eat good fats. avoid bad. don't go over 2000... 1200 calories a day. carbs are bad. carbs are good. the story keeps changing. so i'm not listening... to anyone but myself. i know better nutrition when i see it: great grains. great grains cereal starts whole and stays whole. see the seam?
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lyrica is fda approved to treat diabetic nerve pain. lyrica is not for everyone. it may cause serious allergic reactions or suicidal thoughts or actions. tell your doctor right away if you have these, new or worsening depression, or unusual changes in mood or behavior. or swelling, trouble breathing, rash, hives, blisters, changes in eye sight including blurry vision, muscle pain with fever, tired feeling, or skin sores from diabetes. common side effects are dizziness, sleepiness, weight gain, and swelling of hands, legs, and feet. don't drink alcohol while taking lyrica. don't drive or use machinery until you know how lyrica affects you. those who've had a drug or alcohol problem may be more likely to misuse lyrica. ask your doctor about lyrica today. it's specific treatment for diabetic nerve pain. to hear more of terry's story, visit new york's grand central station is celebrating a big birthday. the land mark terminal turns 100
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years old today. grand central is one of the world's most popular destinations and the backdrop for many famous films and tv shows. businesses at grand central, get this, they are rolling back to 1913 prices. 19 cents for a slice of cheesecake. and 75-cent cob tals. forget that wine at home. let's go to grand central after the show. drives will face fog in the norris wet. snowy rods in the northern rockies and dakotas. she if you're flying today, airport delays possible in boston, new york, philly, d.c., seattle, and portland. alarming news here. a new report is taking some of the bite out of bomb-sniffing dog ts a the airport. >> definitely a little unsettling. the government study questions the tsa's success when it comes
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to finding explosives in crowded terminals. they may be confused by so many people moving in different directions. more than 70 canine units have been deployed. some of the dogs are not being trained properly. the country is remembering national tragedy this morning. ten years since the space shuttle "columbia" disaster. bells will toll at 9:16 a.m. the minute that the ship broke apart on reentry, killing all five crew members on board. authorities across the midwest are on the lookout this morning for a convicted murderer who was mistakenly allowed to walk out of a jailhouse in chicago scot-free. he is serving a 60-year sentence in ind. he was in chicago to face a drug charge. when that charge was dropped, he was set free instead of being
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returned to ind police. police in fort m myers, florida, are looking for a thief. he could be seen going from surveillance video going from one display case to the next grabbing everything he could. geraldo rivera may be looking to take on a new role. the fox news host says he's seriously thinking about running for the u.s. senate in new jersey. in he does run, he'll do it as a republican. the party is not saying if they'll back him. and extreme snowmobiler is being remembered this morning for his innovative and free-wheeling style. caleb moore was injured last week attempting a back flip at the x games. he died yesterday after complications from a concussion
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and bleeding around his heart. for lirgt sports news, we get the highlights from espn news. hi, i'm hakem dermish with your "sportscenter" update. the thunder made their first nine shots of the game. they shot 80% in the first quarter. i ba ibaka, then durant. oklahoma city, up 58-34 at the break. third quarter, durant, 27 points, 7 rebounds, 6 assists in the game for him. thunder cruising. fourth quarter. this is how the night went for the grizzlies. off the miss, arthur gets the rebound, passed to no one. westbrook scoops it up. thunder win big, 106-89. college hoops. arizona visiting washington.
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wi wilcox in the corner. huskies up. ensuing arizona. mark lions. tough shot, game tied at 48-48. here we go. just over 3:00 to go, nick j johnson to solomon hill. wild cats up, 50-48. hill. a four jumper. wildcats up three. last chance for the huskies. gatty tries the alley-oop. arizona wins it, 57-53. sean miller's first win at washington. that's your "sportscenter" update. i'm hakem dermish, have a great day. the next step in david beckham's career has taken him to paris. >> he'll play for the team known as psg for the next five months. he's donating his undisclosed
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salary to a children's charity in paris. last time we saw him he was winning the mls title with the l.a. glablgs si. children's charity. wonderful. >> classy move. classy move, sir. coming up next, "the pulse." a national controversy finally put to rest with an explanation from beyonce herself. and our friend and sports fan, robin roberts, lands in familiar territory. that would be new orleans. resources they need. bright students are getting lost in the shuffle. and administration's work gets more complex every year. when you look at these issues, do you see problems or opportunities? with an advanced degree in education from capella university, you'll have the knowledge to meet these challenges and make a difference in the lives of students. let's get started at
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be back home. >> that's right. a mississippi native, robin is back on the gulf coast. she arrived in new orleans yesterday with josh elliott and sam champion for the first time since her bone marrow transplant a few months back. among those who dwreeted her, members of a bone marrow donor program and students from her alma mater. you can see more on "good morning america." i love new orleans. super bowl, carnival time. the fleur-de-lis, the hat. oh, say, can she sing? hoping to quiet her critics once and for all, beyonce belted out the national anthem during a super bowl news conference. ♪ can you see by the dawn's early light ♪ >> beyonce, though, admitted she did lip-synch her performance
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during the inauguration, saying she didn't have time to rehearse and didn't want to take any chances with such an important moment. beyonce -- >> due to the weather, due to the delay, due to no proper soundcheck, i did not feel comfortable taking a risk. i decided to sing along with my prerecorded track. >> she insists she won't need a backup track for the super bowl. she's been preparing more months. >> makes me only love her more. controversy silenced. >> i'm not sure. i'm not sure. >> oh, please. it cost more than $3 million to air a super bowl commercial. >> the daily beast found the most successful spot was the snicker's ad featuring betty white getting clobbered in a football game. everyone loves betty and loved that piece. >> for some of you, your local
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updating the top stories, an alaska airlines flight made an emergency landing in portland, oregon, after the pilot became unconscious in the cockpit. the first officer took over and safely landed the plane. senator john kerry is sworn in this afternoon as secretary of state. on her last day as secretary, hillary clinton accused iran in playing an increasing role in syria's civil war. a report is expected to show unemployment holding steady at 7.8%. fog and smog in the northwest. snow in the northern rockies and da coat kas. a couple of inch of snow from cincinnati to knoxville. back to the super bowl. go ahead, sunny. >> we have our beads on here, a nod to sunday's game in new orleans. it's fair to assume that more
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than 110 million americans, we will watch, right? the super boll. >> can you tell i'm in the spirit. ferkt the xs and os. the showdown is all in the family, as abc's karen travers reports. >> reporter: the super baugh. the harbowl. even the bro bowl. whatever you call it, it's a super bowl first. on one sideline, the baltimore ravens. led by head coach john harbaugh. on the other, the san francisco 49ers, led by head coach jim harbaugh. two brothers, squaring off for football's biggest prize. >> the team that we're going play is a great football team. they're extremely well coached. >> doesn't matter who the coach is. what -- what relationship you have with someone on the opposite side. you're trying to beat them, so -- that will be my approach. >> reporter: john, good-natured and confident. jim, emotional and intense.
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they're just 15 months apart. growing up, they were close, but competitive. their love of football ingrained in them at a young age. the parents say football talk has been off limited this week. no predictions, no xs and os. despite their nerves, jack and jackie harbaugh are relishing the leadup to the biggest game in their family's long sports history. >> this is a fantastic, fantastic story. and no one has it better than us. >> this is like frosting on the cake for our whole family. >> reporter: but don't look for favoritism on sunday. >> we will not have anything purple or red. >> reporter: but their family will have something silver and shiny. the lombardi trophy. karen travers, abc news. >> it's happening in great city. let's hope it's great game.


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